tv Mornings on 2 FOX June 25, 2011 7:00am-9:00am PDT
for waking up with us. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, june 25th. it's time to check your saturday forecast with rosemary. >> the low cloud, fog hugging the coast and partly to mostly cloudy skies around the bay area. the breeze picking up this afternoon, a little gusty in concord but temperatures similar to yesterday, and our highs slightly cooler than yesterday. widespread over 50s, low 60s on the coast and nearing 80 degrees inland. we'll break this down, looking at the current conditions, coming up in just a true moments. topping our news this morning, an investigation is now underway into an amtrak train crash that left at least five people dead. that train was headed here to the bay area when it crashed late yesterday morning. all this happened around 11:25 a.m., about 70 miles east of reno. the amtrak train slammed into a big rig and a search of the wreckage is understand way. the death toll could rise. ali rasmus joins us live with more on what passengers saw and the cell phone videos taken in
the aftermath. ali. >> reporter: this emeryville amtrak station was supposed to be the final stop for the california stepper, the train involved in this craig. we've made several calls to amtrak and have not heard back. what is still unclear are the number of people killed in this crash. the nevada highway patrol says five people died, of them amtrak says one of the persons who died was an amtrak crewmember, a conductor. the driver of that semi-truck also died. but investigators say they have to comb through the wreckage of that train crash to figure out and confirm if there are more victims. >> get away from the smoke! >> this video captured the commotion minutes after a semi- truck plowed into the side of an amtrak train. 200 passengers were onboard. >> the train shook and rocked off -- and fire shot through the sides of the windows. >> the flames spread through at least two cars on the train.
the crash happened at a railroad crossing, 70 miles east of reno in nevada. witnesses told investigators it appeared the driver of the semi didn't stop at the crossing. the california zephyr was en route from chicago to emeryville, 20 people onboard taken to hospital,others evacuated calmly. >> people just kept -- in an orderly way kept walking to the back and getting out as fast as they could, some through the windows. >> as soon as everyone got out, that's when the car changed. caught on fire. >> after that passengers were bussed to or train stations, some took the bus back to emeryville. they arrived around midnight, more than 12 hours after the crash happened. >> i don't think i would want to ride the train again. >> reporter: the national transportation safety board has a team of investigators at the crash site this morning. that agency is taking over the investigation. we did reach one of their
spokespersons in washington, d.c. this morning, who said they won't have another update for us until later this afternoon. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. a woman is in the hospital after firefighters rescued her from a burning home. it started after 1:00 in morning on falcon drive in hercules. neighbors called 911 after seeing flames coming from the home. contra costa and other fire crews arrived and entered the home. that's when they found a woman unconscious inside. firefighters pulled her out and performed cpr. >> the fire is under investigation. there's no real signs that indicate anything other than an accidental fire. >> a helicopter took the woman to the hospital. no word on her condition this morning. also overnight a man is recovering after being shot in the chest and elbow. it happened in oakland after midnight. the victim was taken to the hospital and police say he is in stable condition. so far, they have no suspects. anyone with information is asked to call oakland police.
this morning same-sex marriage is legal in new york state. supporters hit the streets last night to celebrity the passage of the bill making same-sex marriage legal there. the republican-led state senate passed the bill narrowly 33-29. the governor immediately signed that bill. supporters are calling the move historic. >> it's amazing, we have the same rights everybody has, can be treated as equals and be there for each other going forward. so. >> do you feel it was too late in coming? >> too late? i mean, it's never too late to become equal. >> same-sex couples will be able to start marrying in new york sometime in late july. new york is the largest state in the country to make same-sex marriage legal. the other states are iowa, massachusetts, new hampshire, vermont, connecticut, as well as the district of columbia. that move in new york comes on a same weekend as san
francisco's pride set operation. this morning's highlight is the insulation of the pink trining. on twin peaks. volunteers are there now putting up the tarps. a ceremony starts at 10:00 this morning. it dates back to world war ii, when nazis used the image to identify and shame homosexuals. since then the gay commune has embraced it as a symbol of pride. pride celebration started yesterday afternoon with the annual transmarch. thousands walked from the park to civic center plaza. more than one million people are expected to take part in pride events this weekends, larger than the city's population. san francisco police say they're ready for the large crowd and they are warning partied-goers to stay under control with their alcohol. >> a lot of people they come in, enjoy celebration, have a little to drink. people are become intoxicated and people tempers get short and it's a potential to cause violence and that's what we want to prevent. >> the fatal shooting at a
street party last year is big increased security this year. 19-year-old steven hill died last june after a man shot into the crowd. this year security officers will check bags and use wands to look for weapons. the pride celebration culminates with tomorrow's big parade. here's the route. parade will run west beginning at beal and ending on 8th street. it stretches 1.3 miles. it starts at 10:fully a.m. and is expected to end around 2:30 in the afternoon. public transit is getting ready for the million plus people expected in san francisco this weekend. muni is adding extra service to the j light rail line. however, muni is also rerouting some bus routes. bart is adding extra cars to help deal with the large crowds. golden gate bridge service is also adding ferry service. stay with ktvu for continuing coverage of the pride celebration in the city. on our website we have a full list of pride events taking police this weekend.
in an hour, volunteers are going to launch another search for michelle le. police are investigating the case as a homicide but family and friends are holding out hope that le is still alive. last weekend more than 450 people showed up to help look for her in a remote area of hayward. volunteers who want to take part in today's search should meet at the search command center on cypress avenue at 8 this morning. in the midwest, about 12,000 homes and minot, north dakota are evacuated because of flood concerns. today the surging river is expected to hit its peak at 8 1/2 feet above major flood stage sage. the souris river was already 5 feet above flood stage yesterday and is expected to flood tonight. the rain will only makes things works of the so far 2500 homes have been swamped. by the time the weekend is over that number is expected to double. >> my sister called me and her
husband's parents' house is under water now. so it's tough. my brother-in-law's house, my dad's house is underwater now. >> officials say most people will not be able to return to their homes for about one month. even then the worst might not be over because most of those residents do not have flood insurance. good morning to you. cooling down as we head into the first weekend of summer. giving you a live look, we have some fog hanging over the city. partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies depending on where you're at this morning. dealing with low clouds and fog on the coastline, and then it's passing throughout the east bay as well north bay. most of the santa clara valley looking at partly for mostly sunny skies at this time. 53 degrees redwood city and san francisco. 54 in oakland. 54 napa. still a cool start. santa rosa checking in about 49 degrees. our temperatures within a degree or two of where we started yesterday. and a little gusty in concord, outside of that our winds generally light. giving you a i lock at our satellite and radar. up above the low clouds we are
mostly sunny, expected to be mostly sunny for the afternoon. a little tough to see on this satellite true be we have a trough over the area for today and that's what will cool us down. anywhere from 3 to 5 degrees over what we saw yesterday. some of our inland areas will be from 5 to 10 degrees below the average for this time of year. so you may be saying, i'm okay with that! giving you a look at the fog forecast, picking it up at this hour, it's going to pull back all the way to the coastline by 9:00. partly cloudy, mostly sunny skies. it will be hugging the coast for most of the day, noon when we see it pretty much off the coastline here, it's pretty close, which means some areas may see partly to mostly cloudy skies for most of the day, and then tomorrow it will be back. a.m. fog and clouds clearing to the coast today and our highs 60s on coast and around the bay, and widespread 70s expected inland. taking a look at your highs around your neighborhood, 79 expected in clear lake today. 77 in novato.
concord 79, 79 in danville. around san jose, mid-70s for the afternoon. 73 in sunnyvale. and along the peninsula, 63 san francisco. 66 in san bruno. slightly warmer tomorrow, and then monday even warmer, but by tuesday into wednesday notice we begin to drop off again, even the slight possibility of a few scatter showers in our forecast tuesday into wednesday. if you are headed out to the big nascar event we have a forecast coming up. all right. we have your live time traffic and breaking news in the south bay. you're taking a look at south -- 280 and 101, the connector area there. we do know that the connector to that area is shut down right now following a crash. there was a report that came in this morning that a gray sedan had flipped over and a person was trapped. chp saying it's investigating this as a possible fatality there so they've issued a sigalert. no word yet on when the lanes
will reopen, but we'll keep an eye on this developing situation and we'll keep you updated when we know the traffic is going to be allowed become through that area. in the meantime, both directions of part of highway 101 in san jose are now back open. around 6:30 this morning, the northbound and southbound lanes from capitol expressway to the 280 reopened. but they are going to shut down again tonight. those lanes will close at 11:00, they'll reopen at 8:00 tomorrow morning on sunday close from 10:00 at night until 5 a.m. monday. all that is part of the tully road interchange improvement project. it's been a center of debate for months and this morning a ruling on a gang inning junction in the east bay. and the international event that governor gavin newsom is trying to land for california that could bring in some extra dollars for the state. ♪ let's go out to the dmv
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good morning to you. a bright start in bay point this morning. mostly sunny skies, about 53 degrees. hundreds of people being forced to evacuate after heavy rain caused severe flooding in southwest china. police and firefighters are building bridges with logs to help people cross a swollen river. parts of northern and central china have been experiencing heavy flooding. officials say 175 people there have died. the water caused nearly $5 billion in damages. this morning we're learning that at least 25 people were killed during two separate bomb engines afghanistan. the first attack happened today in eastern afghanistan in the logar province. officials say a car bomb blew up outside a hospital, killing 15 and injuring 43 others. yesterday a bicycle bomb blew up and killed 10 people and wounded 24 others. in this weekend's online video address, president obama says he is committed to helping reduce the nation's deficit. but he added the country can't
rely solely on cuts. >> we can't simply cut our way to prosperity. we need to do what is necessary to grow our economy, create good, middle-class jobs and make it possible for all americans to pursue their dreams. >> mr. obama taped this yesterday in pittsburgh. he toured the national robotics engineering center on that campus. vice president joe biden will be in ohio tonight to speak at a democratic dinner and as the 2012 election gets closer he is expect to focus on the economy. vice president spoke frequently about his blue collar up bringing during the 2008 campaign. he is expected to do the same again in the 2012 election. this economic focus comes as president obama continues to struggle with economic recovery. the national unemployment rate is at 9.1%. lieutenant governor gavin newsom has a part-time job. he's been named the chairman of the committee trying to bring the 2022 olympic winter games
to lake tahoe. earlier this week he spoke about the benefits of bringing the games to california. newsom says hosting the games would give a boost to the economy. the committee is not expected to pick a host city until at least 2015. san jose's religious community is coming together to pray for city workers. >> we ask you to send our love to those workers who are fearful of losing their jobs, pay their rent. >> the council held this blessing service yesterday outside city hall. members and city workers called on mayor reed to end his campaign for special election that would ask voters to change the charter. that change would allow city leaders to cut workers' pay and pensions. >> we're looking at a grab 80 to $100 million, and trying to avoid continuing to cut services and preserve services for our people. >> there are other proposals to
help close the san jose deficit clawing a sales tax hike and a special tax dedicated to public safety. with less than a week left to balance oakland's budget, the city council is pitching last-mundt proposals. the society is facing a $58 million deficit, threatening to cut the police force. yesterday the city council proposed three ideas, all would save library services, fire stations and police jobs. but they vary on how to accomplish the savings. city councilmembers will discuss the idea at their next meeting on tuesday. a judge is ordering a preliminary injunction five alleged gang members in oakland's fruitvale neighborhood. the ruling that came down yesterday prohibits the men from wearing certain clothing, associating with one another or possessing guns in the area and also enforces a 10 p.m. curfew. opponents say the i injunction it too broad and could lead to racial profiling. >> it does not contribute to public safety. this is the kind of thing we
find reprehensible in totalitarian states and this is what came down today. >> the fruitvale injunction is the second sought by the city. last year the judge issued an injunction against 15 alleged gang members in a north oakland neighborhood. san jose is getting federal assistance in its effort to crack down on gangs. on monday two federal immigration agents will join the gang task force but they're worried did may lead to more deportations. the agents are strictly for criminal investigations aimed at stopping gangs. the agents are on indefinite loan from the federal government. tens of thousands of nascar fans are headed to infineon to watch their favorite drivers hit the track. coming up we'll introduce you to a bay area woman who will be behind the wheel in today's nascar race. you'll meet her next! >> it's a quiet start to the morning. a loevy look outside the doors and oakland this morning. we've got a light breeze, temperatures are mild, a cooldown expected for the afternoon. we'll look at the highs coming up.
the contra costa sheriff's office will be out in force looking for intoxicated boaters this weekend. the marine patrol unit will conduct checkpoints in the delta and educate boaters will operating a boat under the influence. the campaign last throughs tomorrow. in a few hours the casino resort 200 nascar west series gets understand way with more than 40 drivers tackling 64 laps around the infineon track in sonoma. keep an eye out for number 88. 18-year-old jessica will be behind the wheel of that car and for this rising star today, means racing in front of a hometown crowd. >> 11 through 11 to the start/finish line here. >> behind the wheel of this stock car, 18-year-old jessica brunellee, a bay area woman who fell in love with racing as a
girl. >> i was 8 years old, didn't like quarter midgets but i did walk the track. and something about walking the track definitely gave me the feeling. >> today she is the only woman racing in a field of more than 40. but her race director says her driving speaks for itself. >> i don't think the car knows who is driving it. just stealing a line from jessica, she's got a letter her driving do the talk picture we appreciate all the attention, but we think she can back it up on the track. >> for jessica, today's race is the next step in what she hopes will be a long career filled with checkered flags. >> there is something about making that next step that is definitely exciting and it kind of lights that fire under you, and you just want to do really well and as best as you can and learn as quick as you can just you just want to keep moving forward. >> one day she'll get the words rookie off the top of her car, with more experience. but while she building
experience, she'll continue to bring passion, determination and a love for the sport. >> bring it on! two hours behind the wheel is definitely going to be -- a challenge and exciting and something new for me because my races are at most 100 laps on a course and short track racing so don't definitely last that long. but i've been getting prepared for that. >> this weekend's race is expected to slow traffic in the north bay all weekend long. you're looking live now in marin county on a highway 101 in san rafael. it looks pretty good now, but practice runs start in about an hour. pre-race ceremonies get underway at noon, with the race starting at 12:45. then tomorrow is the big race, the biggest names in nascar hitting the track. if you are a member of the military, retired or active, the uso is handing out a select number of free tickets to tomorrow's race. for details, just go on our
website at ktvu.com. today the uso will celebrate 70 years of service with a fund-raiser in palo alto. its goal is that help active, reserve and military members who are traveling. sometimes the uso feeds them, sometimes just gives them a place to put up their feet for a while. they get about 40,000 visits a year. >> i have guys that show up in my center that left a -- three days ago and still traveling because they have to get from afghanistan to hawaii. these guys are tired, they're hungry, they haven't had a phone, they haven't had e-mail, they haven't had anything some we get them in touch with their families. we help them with their travel plans. >> today's fund-raiser is being called tribute to the uso. there will be dancing and singing in palo alto. two shows, one at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. tickets are $30 at the door.
>> usually it's smoking hot out there atonias car. it was actually nice. if you're headed out there, rosemary keeping an eye on things for you. hi, rosemary. >> good morning! it's a great weekend to be outdoors, perhaps to see it the race. giving you a live look outside, little haze, little fog. little bit of low cloud cover across the bay but that's going to burn off. we will have those low clouds hugging the coastline for today, and most of us will see a cooling, from 3 to 5 degrees. but here's your nascar racing forecast sitting in the mid-50s through 9:00. 65 degrees lunch hour. 4:00 in the afternoon, when we could be seeing 90s, maybe even nearing 100. nope, 76 in the forecast there! with mostly sunny skies. so it's going to be a gorgeous day for the north bay and on the coast a little cool. 59 at pacifica. 63 san francisco. 67 oakland. the furthers you go inland, the warmer it will be. but below average for this time. year. 80 antioch. that is one of warmest spots
for today. 79 expected fairfield. 78 in santa rosa with mostly sunny conditions and the winds could be a little breezy at times from 10 to 20 miles per hour expected. southwesterly breeze, that sea breeze, could be a little cool especially for the peninsula. giving you the extended forecast, there will be slightly warmer for tomorrow, we keep that trend going for monday. tuesday, wednesday a notable change, back into the low 60s for wednesday. mid-70s inland. what? we're talking late june now. mid-70s for the inland areas, even the slight possibility of a few scattered showers tuesday night into wednesday. back to you. the pressure is mounting. what mayhle should do and what they're doing to convince him. and not enough officers to dot job. how one east bay police department is asking crime victims to help out. can i eat heart healthy without giving up taste?
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lots of screaming and lots of panicking. >> right now a search is underway for more victims of a deadly train crash that amtrak train was headed here to the bay area. and this morning, victims are telling us their terrifying stories. good morning and welcome back to mornings on 2. an amtrak train slammed into a big rig, killing at least five people. now we're hearing from the passengers who finally arrived back in the bay area. the crash happened yesterday
around 11:25 a.m., about 70 miles east of reason oval this is cell phone video taken after the crash. you can see two of the cars on fire and black smoke billowing out. the trains crossing gate and warning lights and gates were operational. the driver is one of confirmed fatalities. police won't have a final death toll until all the cars have been searched. about 20 people were taken to the hospital with injuries. last night the 109 emeryville passengers arrived. after the crash they were put on a bus to sacramento then another train. to the bay area. ktvu was there as they arrived. they told us about the frightening incident. >> too much smoking but people screaming, trying to get out. and the smoke is going towards the back. that's where we were and just trying to keep ahead of the smoke. >> the national transportation safety board is now investigating the truck driver. an autopsy and toxicology tests will determine if there was alcohol or drugs in the system.
they will also examine his driving and medical records. same-sex marriage is now legal in new york state, and governor cuomo says his state is setting an example for the rest of the nation. >> the other states look to new york for the progressive direction, and what we said today is you look to new york once again, because new york made a powerful statement, not just for the people of new york but the people all across the nation. >> cuomo signed the marriage equality bill into law les night. the republican-led state senate narrowly passed the bill earlier in the evening. critics are already speaking out. new york's archbishop released a statement saying he is deeply disappointed and troubled by the actions of state leaders. lieutenant governor gavin newsom also responded to new york's legalization of same-sex marriage. you'll recall newsom allowed
same-sex marriages to be performed at san francisco city hall in 2004, before being ordered by the courts to stop. a san francisco group is putting pressure on ed lee to run for mayor. the group plans to open a campaign office for lee today in a former cheese restaurant. he's been interim mayor since gavin newsom left the post in january. lee insists he will not run for mayor, but supporters hope to convince him to change his mind. this morning, a woman is being evaluated after driving her car into the san mateo lagoon. police and firefighters responded to the scene around 2:45 this morning. the woman was fond on top of her submerged car and told rescue crews her husband and baby were in the car but then changed her story. she was taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation. four people were kayaking near red rock island. one person fell in the water and was unable to get back in the kayak.
coast guard pulled them from the water and treated them for lipo thermia. antioch police asking residents to file their own reports when they fall victim to certain crimes. the city doesn't have enough officers sony stead of calling police to report certain crimes, they want residents to get help online. it's called cop lodge pick it lewis people to submit their own reports, freeing up officers to handle more urgent crimes. residents have mixed feelings about the idea. >> they definitely can't be everywhere, and the more information he can give them, the better they can do their jobs. >> i think it's a disconnection from the community. i think it sends a bad image. >> the police department says the program will cost the city more than $22,000 a year for are first yew better after that is expected to save the city $80,000 a year. police chief says the only exception is em with no internet access, and niece kazan officer will be sent out. the search is on for the two teens who attacked security guards over stolen baby
formula. and it happened thursday in mountainview. two teenage girls were spotted stealing formula. the guards confronted the girls and two other teens attacked the guards before leaving the scene. one guard had to be taken to the hospital. police believe the teens plans on selling the formula on the street for cash. dozens of bay area murals are now being inspected after inappropriate images were found hidden in artwork at a school. these murals found all over san francisco were created by 46- year-old anthony norris. they'll month, norris was arrested for child pornography. now he is suspected of placing offensive images in his murals. yesterday police say norris may have also targeted other by area cities with the inappropriate art. >> the other sites we know of worked on were the old mill elementary school in mill valley, global family school in
oakland, and the vista elementary a school in san rafael. >> police say inappropriate images have been found in norris' murals and they're removed and then sent to the fbi. right now norris is out on bail. his lawyer told us she had not heard these latest allegations. rohnert park police are trying to identify a man who they say attacked a female jogger. the woman told police the assailant was a skinny white man 30 with a light complection. police say the jogger was attacked last friday on five creek trail. the man came out of the bushes and attacked the woman with a boxcutter. she is okay. u.s. airways is facing legal trouble after being accused of racial profiling. this video from last wednesday shows deshawn talking with the captain of a flight after being asked to pull up his sagging pants. he said he already pulled up his pants. was then escorted off the plane and arrested. the naacp is now filing a
lawsuit. the organization is claiming the airways didn't use the seam standards who wore a male passengers who wore a bikini and boots. >> treatment of black people against whites. that's call it for what it is. it reflected the unfortunate dog past of america. >> civil rights leaders say u.s. airways needs to offer sensitivity training to its employees. the airline has not responded to that lawsuit. but it has said in the past it has no formal dress code. good morning to you. a mild start outside, starting with a little low cloud cover in some areas around the bay. mostly sunny, most of us will be mostly sunny into the afternoon. outside our doors the winds generally light out there this morning, in oakland the southwesterly about 10 miles per hour. hayward partly cloudy dirt, little further east danville looking at mostly sunny skies,
and we will continue to see the fog along the coastline for today. but it will back up and be right along the immediate coastline, just a southwesterly breeze. a light one around san francisco at this time. and our temperatures in the 50s, at least for most of us. daly city, south san francisco, mostly cloudy along san francisco the embarcadero dealing with mostly gray skies as you starts the morning. 49 degrees in santa rosa. that's one of cool spots. most of us like napa, 54 degrees and the winds 1010 and 15 miles per hour. little gusty in concord. 52 now in oakland. 53 san francisco. and if we head south, san jose looking at 55 degrees. 54 in redwood city as you step outside your door at this hour. a very similar start to how we woke up on friday. giving you a look at what we can expect today, the little bit of patchy fog lingering this morning. it will back off the coast. you can sri along the peninsula here, the northern tip we could continue with the low clouds right over golden gate park in the embarcadero, perhaps areas
around sausalito. by noontime or so, most of us dealing with mostly sunny skies, but it's right there along the edge it could easily stick right there along the afternoon, and then be back with us for the evening hours. your satellite view, sort of a zonal flow going on, just a week trough passing overhead. that will dip our temperatures just a little bit, keep the onshore sea breeze blowing so in the afternoon, when the winds pick up just a little bit, could be a little cool in some spots. and generally our temperatures below average for this time of year and cooler than what we saw yesterday. so for today, a.m. clouds, cooler conditions, by sunday a slightly warmer pattern will set up for sunday, monday. today we're going to be from 5 to 10 degrees below average. 75 expected in napa for the afternoon. 72 in vallejo. 79 in concord. so for the first weekend of summer, it really doesn't feel look it. some of you may appreciate that. 66 in hayward. 67 in oakland. and low 60s for san francisco. 72 expected redwood city this afternoon.
mid-70s in san jose. and 79 morgan hill. the extended forecast, as we mentioned, just a moment ago, we're going to be slightly warmer for tomorrow, mid-80s for the inland spots. low 60s for the coast. we'll continue that into monday. monday looks to be actually the warmest day of the next several days. by tuesday and wednesday, temperatures cooling back. mid-70s for our inland valley locations by mid-week wednesday. talking about it this morning possibility of maybe a few sprinkles tuesday night into wednesday so we'll be track track for you as well. meanwhile, if you're going to be out and about for today, we have the lunchtime numbers coming up. all right. let's take you live outside to the golden gate bridge. rosemary was just talking about that morning fog, and there it sits over the golden gate bridge. traffic moving smooth aig smoothly. there is major construction going on near doyle drive. right now the southbound connector from the bridge to park is shut down and it's going to stay shut down until about 11:00 this morning. there are detours in place, but
drivers should expect some delays. now let's look over in san jose. we are still looking into this possible fatality there because there was a sigalert underway this morning. just a few minutes ago, we got words that the chp is opening up the southbound 280 to 87. but there's still debris and a spill out there so they'll be shutting done one lane at a time to do the clean-up so it will still be slow going out that way. triple-a is predicting fewer travelers will hit the road for the 4th of july weekend this year, they expect about 39 million people to travel 50 miles or more for the holiday. triple-a blames gas prices. a gallon of gases is about 60 cents more than this time last year. summer is here and pga has tips about hot weather hazards that includes keeping fireworks, kites and toys away from power lines. utilities also warning people to keep themselves cool during the warmer months. it offers cooling centers for people without air- conditioning. also surprised to limit outdoor activities during the hottest
parts of day. here's a surprising story. city living could mean mental disorders for some children. a team of mental heal scientists in germany say kids who grow up in a city are twice as likely to developmental disorders because they responds differently to social stress. because city children have more social interactions, good and bad, their brain is more sensitive, making it harder to process and control emotions. a gun show got a little too real for some shoppers. what happened when a semi-gun discharged not once but twice. and alleged mob boss whitey bulger in custody after 16 years on the run. now he could face more charges because of hi resemblance to orange county's geezer bandit.
good morning to you! san francisco attempting to get a dip -- a look at the bay but we've got fog this morning, sun setting at 8:36 this evening. plans parenthood of indiana is going to offer services to medicaid patients. last month the state cut medicaid funding for general health services from planned parenthood. it says that's because the organization also offers abortions. but a judge ruled against the state, saying that is not a legal reason to cut funding. health services for medicaid patients are expected to resume today. the casey anthony murder trial resumes today following more dramatic testimony from her family. yesterday casey's mother cindy was back on the stand adding more weight to the defense's case. on thursday, she shocked the courtroom by admitting she was the one who searched the internet for terms such as chloroform and neck breaking.
her testimony also supported the defense's claim that two- year-old caylee accidentally drowned. >> did she become better at climbing the ladder of the pool? >> oh, absolutely. even at that point she could climb into the pool. >> the defense also called lee anthony the brother back to the stand. he testified the family often kept secrets and he didn't even know casey was pregnant until she was set to give birth. but legal experts say the jury might not see the mother and brother as credible witnesses. they say family members can be seen as trying to protect casey from being convicted of her daughter's murder. alleged mob boss james whitey bulger is back home in boston but this time behind bars. yesterday he arrived in court heavily guarded and hidden from the public. on wednesday he and his girlfriend were arrested in santa monica after being on the run for 16 years. bulger is suspected of several crimes, including 19 killings. family members of his alleged victims were there for the arraignment. >> don't be fooled by this old man. you know what i mean? walk into the courtroom, trying
to seem frail. he's not. he's an scumbag, a mass murderer and he's a destroyer of families. >> the 81-year-old fugitive did not enter a plea yesterday and did ask the judge to appoint him a lawyer sayings he couldn't afford his own. since his new arrest there's speculation he could be the geezer bandit a imagine linked to 17 bank robberies in the orange county area. the robberies started in 2005, bull fer was first suspected to be in the area in 2000. the fbi says the description of the geezer bandit matches that of bulger. a trustee recovering money for victims of bernie madoff is going after j.p. morgan chase bank. the trustee is seeking at least $19 billion from chase. previously he planned to seek $6.4 billion. he said madoff regularly used chase and he has evidence the bank knew about the fraud. the owner a colorado liquor store says she was targeted by a robber so he took matters into his own hands practice it was caught on camera.
randy says his store was robbed four times in just a week so he decided to camp out in his store until this thief struck again, and he did. that's when he chased him and subdued him with bear repellent. >> i decided to stay until he was arrested or a caught him. >> i'm relieved that nobody was seriously injured. i'm relieved nobody was killed. >> police say the suspect was arrested while on his way to the hospital. he is being charged with first degree burglary, theft and criminal mischief. three people are were hurt at a gun show after a gun accidentally fired twice. it happened here yesterday afternoon at a michigan show 20 miles northeast of detroit. the semi-automatic handgun first discharged while a customer was handling it. >> i saw the customer, obviously it scared him. i saw him. he put it down and stepped back. >> less than a minute later it fired again when the owner was inspecting it. a 10-year-old girl and two
women were scraped by the bullet fragments. police say the owner of the gun has been banned from future events and an investigation is underway now to determine if criminal charges are going to be filed. in sports, interleague play continues with thendians on a rare trip to san francisco. you can catch the game this afternoon on ktvu. last night the giants came become from three runs down, thanks to a horrible defensive edge. manuel burris accept it to first. chris stewart comes in to score. santana's second error of the inning. huff pops into foul territory. but torres tags up and scores right there the go-ahead run. giants would win 4-3. in philadelphia, all-time hits king pete rose watching the fillesis host the oakland a's. starting pitchers took no hitters into the defensive help. the diving catch robs extra bases.
he had a run around second, and ryan howard lays out to knock down the ball hit by weeks, and gets it to first for the out. scoreless in the 9th inning, the pitch is called ball 4. later runners on second and third and ben shots one over third base, scoring the game- winner for philadelphia. the title of world's ugliest dog claimed! and just passed a law that could change where you can use electronics. >> giving you a live look outside as mostly sunny skies for the afternoon but temperatures running cooler. we'll show you the numbers coming up.
officials say the crew decided to continue on with the flight. the tires on the plane were changed after it landed. no injuries were reported. today is the second anniversary of michael jackson's death. and the jacket made famous in his thriller music video is up for auction today. the black and red jacket with wings shoulders will feature hundreds of collectibles from pop music stars. it's expected to fetch as much as $400,000. and some of that money would go to the animal sanctuary where his two tigers are being cared for. michael jackson's fans have found a new way to mark the second anniversary every his death. instead of gathering outside of the gates of never land ranch, they're planning to fly over the compound. a helicopter company is now offering tours over his former mansion in santa barbara county. the pilot says fans tune into old michael jackson songs and enjoy the ride. >> so emotional for the people we had onboard, from the positively michael group, and
it meant to much to them to be interest up and see that from above. and it really meant a lot. it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. >> more than 100 fans have already paid $175 for the half hour flight. san jose state fraternity members are experiencing a show of support after their house was completely destroyed by a fire. last night about 20 members of the kappa fraternity were treated to discount shopping at an olds navy store at the valley fair shopping center. the generosity comes after fraternity members lost everything they known a fire tuesday morning. now others are stepping in to help out. >> generosity of the community is good for us. really appreciate it. >> a facebook donation page has brought in more than $2,000. gift backgrounds are put together and delivered to frat members. now the members are living in university housing but planning to rebuild their frat house. recycling companies in santa clara county are no
longer allowed to ship unwanted electronics into poor countries. it costs less to recycle computers and electronic appliances overseas, but the county board passed a law to ban that practice. e-waste is known to contain lead and other toxins, the law goes into effect on january 1. a new trend is growing in san francisco that is making takeout a little more green. it's called byoc, bring your own container. customers bring their own reusable containers when they order food and gets discounts in return. it's catching opening on press hey good finger for consumers and the environment. >> people are just being environmentally conscious and saving money at the same time. >> proponents say reuse is better for the environment than recycling. participants believe the trend will cut down on hundreds and thousands of tons of takeout food containers that end up in bay area landfills. this morning, trash will be going on display. this was collected from the ocean. now it's all been made into
artwork and will go on display in two hours. it will be will the at marine mammal center in sausalito. it's meant to highlight the effects every ocean trash on marine life. it's foggy outside but the sun is coming. rosemary, i don't like it when you mention the rain word in summer. >> you may need your umbrella! it will be way into tuesday, wednesday. and it's a slight chance. giving you a live look at san jose, mostly sunny skies and we're dry for today. but we are cool for this time of year. if you live in the inland areas, you hit 100 degrees earlier in the week, you are probably saying, thank goodness. through the 8:00 hour we're seeing 50s this morning. the only one lagging, santa rosa and the north by over the 40s but that this shaping over the next half hour. for the afternoon, mostly sunny skies, slightly cooler than yesterday. hanging around 59 degrees pacifica, 80 degrees in areas
right around antioch. the rest of us in between. look at what is going on there, you can see most of the coast and peninsula sitting in the green, that means 60s. parts of bay area oakland, hayward, mid to upper 60s. a lot of yellow out there for the inland spots but not a lot of orange, maybe a few 80s. of the rest of us below average. by five or even 10 degrees. extended forecast, warmer tomorrow. a nice jump for the inland areas, 85 will be the afternoon an sunday. the coast will be around cool, low 60s there. monday a slightly warmer before we see that turnaround, and even the possibility of maybe a true sprinkles tuesday night into wednesday. and the system that rolls through will drive our temperatures way down, 75 the average for the inland valleys on midweek wednesday. back to you. an east coast apartment manager frustrated with messy dogs is taking matters into her own hands. she manages the timberwood common in new hampshire. she says too many residents
don't scoop up what their dogs leave hyped so now she's requiring saliva samples from each dog that allows a lab she hired to cross reference the saliva on file with my mess she finds. >> coming out in the morning, step in a pile. that's no fun. >> tenants caught will be given a warning before being evicted. it's a dubious title but a dog claimed the title of the world's ugliest dog. yoda weighs 1.8 pounds. the owner says she thought yoda was a rat at first. she won her owner $1hu had a lot of notoriety. >> she's cute! sorts of. corruption in afghanistan, the new report that ties the taliban together with high level officials in the government. plus, few people have tried it and even fewer are finished. how a local man trained for today's death rate known as the toughest in the world.
>> same-sex marriage is now legal in new york state. when gay couples can begin tying the knot. >> and here in san francisco, more than 100 volunteers are spending their saturday morning on the top of twin peaks. we'll tell you what they are working on, coming up. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, june 25th. there's a lot of events going on today. here's rosemary with a look at what the weather will be like outside. >> it's going to be a pleasant day. it's going to be cool in some areas for this time of year. but again, pleasant. giving you a luke at what we can expect, dealing with the low clouds and fog again this morning. so the typical june gloom like pattern there. afternoon, mostly sunny skies. temperatures from 3 to 5 degrees cooler than yesterday. and the low clouds will be back for tonight. we'll look at your afternoon highs expected for today, and coming up in the extended
forecast the possibility of a little wet weather. we'll explain. we've learned at least five people are dead after an amtrak train slammed into a big really in nevada. the crash happened yesterday about 70 miles east of reno. you are looking at cell phone video taken shortly after that crash. you can see the two cars in the front on fire with black smoke billowing out. the nevada highway patrol says the crossing gates and warning lights were operating. but witnesses say that big rig driver made no attempt to stop and just crashed right true the gate. he is one of the confirmed fatalities. police say they will not have a final death toll until all the cars have been searched. about 20 people were taken to the hospital with injuries. now, after that crash, the uninjured passengers were put on a bus to sacramento, then on another train and bus to the bayer. around 11 last night, the 109 emeryville bound passengers arrived. we were there as they arrived and told us with the moment that truck and train collided.
>> the train shook and kind of rocked off the its balance and fire shot through the sides of the windows. >> the national transportation safety board is now investigating that accident. and an autopsy on the big rig driver will determine if there were alcohol or other drugs in his system. they were also examine his driving and his medical records. this morning, same-sex marriage is legal in new york stated. york. supporters hit the streets every new york city last night to celebrate the passage of a bill making same-sex marriage legal. governor cuomo immediately signed the bill. supporters are calling the move historic. >> it's amazing. i mean, we have now the same rights everybody has, can be treated equals and be there for each other going forward. so. >> do you feel it was a little too late in coming?
>> too late? i mean, it's never too late to become equal. >> same-sex couples will be abe to start marrying in new york late next month. new york is the largest state to make same-sex marriage lym. others states are iowa, massachusetts, new hampshire, vermont and connecticut, as well as the district of columbia. the legalization of same- sex marriage in new york comes the same weekend as san francisco's pride celebration. right now volunteers are putting together the large pink triangle that sits on twin peaks and that's where al a lass rasmus is live with more. >> reporter: you can see it and hear it. right now top of twin peaks is a hub of activity. this is overlook, san francisco and fanned out are the more than 120 volunteers who put the pink triangle display together. you can hear and see dozens of hammers pounding nails into the tarps. once they're done, these pink tarps that they've laid out will make a one-acre inverted track. on the hill side and we're told
you can see this display from 20 miles away. this is one of several activities planned as part of san francisco's weekend long pride festival. and patrick is with the organization friends of the pink triangle. you helped organize and put this together together. how did it all get started? >> a friends every mine went down and market street reminding me how to add color to the parade. so we put the pink triangle up here and it was half that we realized people didn't understand what the symbol meant some we started having the ceremony. >> and so for people who don't know, what is the significance of the pink symbol? >> the pink triangle was used by the nazis in concentration camps to identify homosexual prisoners and out sends better the gay community recently as a symbol of pride. however, in the 30s, they were locked up for wearing the -- for being gay and others had to wear pink trainingles as well. there were a number of colors
for undesirables. >> so it's a celebration this morning, the history kind of touches on the tragic history. >> yes. we want people to understand where we came from. we have to remember this, it's a symbol of injustice, and the mayor will be here as well as mark leno, jose cisneros, a lot of elected officials and at 10:30 for those who want to come. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> as you heard, there's going to be a ceremony in taking place here at the top of twin peaks at 10:30. mayor ed lee will be here with other san francisco elected officials. and then the sf pride official celebration kick off at 11:00 over at civic center plaza. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. pride celebrations started yesterday afternoon with the annual march, thousands of people walked to civic center plaza. more than one people are expected to take part this evening, larger than the city's
population. san francisco police say they are ready for the large crowd, but they're warning party-goers to stay under control with their alcohol. >> a lot of people, they come in to enjoy the celebration have, a little choice to drink. people are become intoxicated and people tempers get short, and it's potential to cause violence and that's what we want to prevent. >> a fatal shooting at a castro district street party last year is also bringing increased security this year. 19-year-old steven hill died last june after an unidentified man shot into the crowd this. year security officers will be checking bass and using wands to look for weapons. the pride celebration culminates with tomorrow's big parade. here's a look at the route. the parade will run west on market street. the route stretches 1.3 miles starting at 10:30 to 2:30 in the afternoon. public transit is getting ready for the million plus people expected in san francisco this weekend. to help out, muni is adding extra service to the j light
rail lane and rerouting some buses because of tomorrow's parade. bart is adding extra cars tomorrow to help deal with the large crowd. the golden gate bridge district is also adding ferry service. stay with us for continuing coverage of san francisco's pride celebration. we have a full list of this weekend's events on our website. good morning! a live look at all that fog over san francisco this morning. this from twin peaks. you can see we've got plenty of gray out there in some areas, most of us looking at the partly for mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. but first we have to get rid of this gray sky. it's right up along the coast, and it could hug parts of the coastline throughout the entire day. pacifica down to half noon bay and monterey, we're watching it here. and again, it will retreat just a bit but some areas may actually see most of the gray sky most of the day. 57 degrees right now san
francisco. 53 in oakland. 54 redwood city, east bay also waking up with partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies. oakland, hayward counsel into fremont, perhaps little patches right around livermore, milpitas and into san jose. we're looking at partly cloudy, mostly sunny skies and 57 degrees right now. napa mostly gray, 55. santa rosa 54 degrees, which is an improvement over an hour ago. santa rosa slipped into the upper 40s earlier this morning. let's look at your forecast for today. we do expect sunshine in the afternoon. temperatures will be cooler, though. but for the fog and low cloud cover, by 9:00 pulling back to the coast, we still have a little bit over the north by. looks look golden gate bridge and right along the coastline it's going to be here, even in the afternoon. by about noontime, 1:00, looks like for most of us, mostly clear skies but right along the golden gate bridge area, maybe golden gate park, maybe lincoln park there, and just the tip here of areas right around sausalito could see. it by 4:00 or, so you notice it begins to pull in just a little bit.
the low clouds will be back again for tonight, temperatures running below average for this time of year especially for the inland areas. and look at the satellite and radar view. we have zonal flow that will continue. the onshore flow because of a trough that is moving over the area for today. so for today, we're ways up with clouds. we will be cooler, 3 to 5 degrees. and then on sunday we'll be warmer, monday nice and mild and warm again, then a little cooling tuesday, wednesday. so for today, 76 expected in sonoma. 77 in novato. inland areas looking at 79, walnut creek, 80. and antioch 74. 73 in sunnyvale and 63 san francisco today, 59 in pacifica. the extended forecast, temperatures will be warmer tomorrow and then a little warming on monday. by tuesday, wednesday notice we drop off once again, mid-70s for our inland valley locations on wednesday. that with a possibility of maybe a few sprinkles. we've got your nascar forecast coming up for out in just a
bit. new from overnight, an east bay woman in the hot after firefighters rescued her from a burning home. it all started just after 1:00 this morning on falcon drive in hercules. neighbors called 911 after seeing flames coming from that house. contra costa county and other fire crews arrived and entered the home. that's when they found the woman conscious inside. firefighters pulled her out and performed cpr. >> the fire is under investigation. there's no real signs that indicate anything other than an accidental fire. >> a helicopter took the woman to the hospital. there's no word on her condition this morning. in oakland, a man is recovering after being shot in the chest and elbow. that happened just after midnight on 75th avenue. the victim was taken to the hospital and police say he is in stable condition. so far, they don't have any suspects. but anyone with information is asked to call the oakland police. thousands of people have left their homes in north dakota this morning as surging
saturday. about 12,000 homes and minot, north dakota evacuated because of flood concerns. and today the surging river is expected to hit its peak at 8 1/2 feet above major flood stage. it's expected to crest tonight. forecasted rain will only make things worse symptom far 2500 homes have been swamped by the end of the weekend that number is expected to double. >> my sister called me and her house is underwater now. so it's tough. my brother-in-law's house, my dad's house is all underwater now. >> officials say most people will not be able to return to their homes for and a month. even they then the worst lo not be over because most residents do not have flood insurance. at least 25 people have been killed during two separate bomb engines afghanistan. now that first attack happened today in eastern afghanistan in the logar province. officials say a car bomb blew up outside a hospital, killing 15 people and injuring 43 more.
yesterday a bicycle bomb blew up in the northern part of the country. that explosion killed 10 people and wounded 24. a new report says little has been published to end the relationship between corruption and the conflict in afghanistan. despite a decade of efforts, the international crisis group released a 46-page analysis of the culture of corruption in the country. it says violence and billions of dollars in international aid have brought wealthy officials and taliban insurgents together. the report comes after president obama highlighted the military gains in afghanistan. he says he will pull out 10,000 soldiers this year and 23,000 more by the ends of next summer. >> james whitey bulger is back home in boston but this time behind bars. the 81-year-old was arrested in santa monica on wednesday, after 16 years on the run. he is facing charges in 19 killings. some of the victims' families were in boston as he appeared in court. >> don't be fooled by this old
man. walk into the courtroom, trying to seem frail. he's not. he's a scumbag, he's a mass murderer and he's a destroyer of families. >> in court yesterday, he asked for a public defender. prosecutors objected citing 800,000 dollars found in the former mob boss's apartment. federal magistrate didn't rule on that request immediately. an alameda county judge is ordering a preliminary inning junction against five alleged gang members in oakland's fruitvale neighborhood. that ruling came down yesterday and prohibits the men from wearing certain clothing associating with one more other possessing guns in the area and enforce a 10 p.m. curfew. opponents say the injunction could lead to racial profiling. >> it does not contribute to public safety. this is the kind of thing we find reprehensible and totalitarian states and this is what came down today. >> the fruitvale ink junction is the second fought by the city. last year the judge issued an injunction in or north oakland
neighborhood. san jose is getting the federal assistance in its effort to crack down on gangs. on monday, two federal immigration agents will join the city's gang task forces. the activists say they're worried the move will lead to more deportations. the police chief says the agents are strictly for criminal investigations aimed at stopping gangs. the agents are on indefinite loan from the federal government. san jose's religious communities coming together to pray for city workers. >> we ask you to send our love to those workers who are fearful of losing their jobs, pay their rent. >> the council held the blessing service yesterday outside san jose city hall. members and city workers called on mayor reed to end his campaign for special election that would ask voters to change the city's charter. that change would allow city leaders to cut worker pay and pensions. >> in the 2012-13 budget we're looking at a gun from 80 to $100 million, and that's almost as bad as this year, and we're trying to avoid continuing to cut services, trying to
preserve services for our people. >> there are other proposals to help close the deficit, including a quarter cent sales tax height, raising business tax and a tax for public safety. with less than a week left to balance the oakland budget, the city council is pitching last-minute proposals, facing a $58 million deficit which is threatening to closely brings and cut the police force. yesterday the city council proposed three ideas, all with would save library services, fire stations and police jobs but vary on how to accomplish the savings. councilmembers will discuss it on tuesday. and this weekend's online video address, president obama says he is committed to helping reduce the nation's deficit. but he added the country can't rely solely on cuts. >> we can't simply cut our way to prosperity. we need to do what is necessary to grow our economy. create good, middle-class jobs. and make it possible for all americans to pursue their dreams. >> mr. obama taped this weekend's address yesterday during his visit to pittsburgh
carnegie mellon university. he toured the national robotics engineering center on that campus. today a bay area man is doing in few have done before, preparing for what is billed as the world's toughest race. >> waking up with gray skies but mostly sunny forecast in for your saturday. giving you a live look there at the fog hanging over the golden gate bridge. what you can expect for your afternoon and the extended forecast, coming up.
the toyota save mart 350 is tomorrow and it's nascar's only northern california stop. 43 cars will line up at sonoma future a chance at more than $5 million in prize money. jeff gordon will be on the favorite are other favorites. joey logano will be on the pole. the raceway is exhibit background 100,000 fans to show up. members of military can go for free. more information, go to ktvu.com p click on web links. well, preparing for the unexpected. right now, a bay area man is in vermont, competing in what is known as the death race. we caught up with him before he left as he trained for the unknown. few people have tried it. >> when you tell people you're doing this, what do they say? >> i'm crazy. i don't think anybody is really said anything besides that. >> fewer have finished. >> 10 people finished last year i think, only 135 signed up or
something. >> not many want to it? >> no. >> the death rate is billed as the toughest race in the world and all they know is it's long, between 24 and 72 hours. >> they don't tell you how long it is. they don't tell what you you'll be doing. all i know is like carrying a lot of gear. >> by 22-year-old steve art says he is in with one iron man it a bunch of triathlons he wanted more. so for the last year he's been trained by doing games if every few weeks what he calls ethics workouts. >> run a mile, 200 pushups, and 300 squats, run another mile. then by and run five miles home. then i do 100 burpees, then i hike five miles back to the gym with 65 pounds on my back carrying a bucket filled with bricks. and then i figure out another workout, using tires and sledgehammers and a lot. it's one of those -- just a day where it doesn't stop and the entire time you feel like you want to quit. and you just don't.
you just keep going. >> i think it's crazy. when steve first told me, i thought he was nuts. then i got online and i was like cool. but would you never try that. >> trainer jeremy jones says extreme races in general are growing in numbers. >> definitely growing in popularity. i know our members have been following them and participating in many of the different races. >> half death races come with physical challenges, like carrying stumps, building bridges, chopping wood. >> when you can pick up 465 pounds on a barbell, anything under that seems like -- >> there are mental challenges, try sorting 50 bucks in pennies or creating logos. it's enough to make most quit. art says he won't. >> 50 stop, it's because i'm hurt. it's not because i'm giving up. >> the death race is underway right now. and art says his wife keeps asking him when will it be enough? he told me no matter what
happens this weekend, he is likely to do it all again. >> you've done it before, haven't you? >> not that! snot that. he's crazy! all power to him with he wish him luck. rosemary, i don't know about vermont, but over here the weather looks good. >> yes, we've got fabulous weather in store. not really summer-like, no 90s today. some of us will be struggling to get to the 80s for the afternoon. but that may be okay but. giving you a live look there. berkeley this morning, still dealing with fog, low clouds, around portions of the bay, and especially along the coastline. headed out to see the race? there's your forecast for infineon for today. mid-50s expected through the 9:00 hour. 65 at noontime. and then 76 at 4:00 in the afternoon. it's going to be a great day to see a race. meanwhile, widespread 70s around santa rosa, napa 72 vallejo. 73 in fremont, then closer to the coast 67 oakland, 63 san jose, 59 degrees in pacifica.
heading south, 71 mountain view, mid-70s in san jose. so just a nice looking day, a good feeling day. but doesn't really feel like the first weekend of summer. we will be warmer tomorrow, monday warmer, but monday looks to be the warmest day of the forecast. tuesday, wednesday not only do we cool down, we may even see a few scattered showers by tuesday night and wednesday. back to you. the owner of a colorado liquor store says she was tar got by robbers so he took matters into his own hands. he says his liquor store was robbed four times in just one week. so he decided to camp out in his store until. thief struck again. and he did. that's when the man chased the thief down and subdued him with bear repellent. police caught him on his way to the hospital. at least five people are dead after an amtrak and big rig crash. dozens of passengers on the train finally arrived last night in emeryville. what they said about the frightening incident. >> and san francisco the volunteers just finished their work. the pink triangle is up.
dozens of volunteers just finished setting up a pink triangle on san francisco twin peaks as part of this weekend's pride celebration. good morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. we are going to have a live report from twin peaks where that triangle is now sitting, coming up. but first the nevada highway patrol who is now saying -- excuse me, go ahead. saying at least five people were killed when a big rig truck plowed into an amtrak train headed for the bay area. this is cell phone video of that crash that happened yesterday afternoon about 70 miles east of reno.
polices say the cross ising guards was down and the lights were working when the big rig crashed through the gate into the train. 109 passengers finally made it to the emeryville station and described. >> much smoke rolling towards the back and that's where we were, and we were just trying to keep ahead of the smoke. >> the national transportation safety board is now investigating that truck driver. an autopsy and toxicology reports will determine if there were alcohol or drugs in his system and examine his driving and medical records. this morning a woman is evaluated after driving her car into the lagoon. police and firefighters responded to the scene around 2:45 this morning. the woman was lying on her submerged car. should he said her husband and ben were in the car. when firefighters couldn't find anyone, she changed her story. she was taken to the hospital for mental evaluation. the coast guard was called in for an early morning rescue near the richmond bridge. around 1 a.m.
four people were kayaking. one person fell into the water and was unable to get back in the kayak. the coast guard treated him for hypotherm that. >> today's san francisco pride weekend began this morning with the pink triangle. ali is live on twin peaks where the symbol is seen for miles. >> reporter: good morning. the volunteers got here about an hour ago, they worked fast so now they are taking a break, getting coffee, posing for this nice picture. they've completed their work. this is the final product. you can see it this pink triangle display is just about done. it's made up of 175 pink tarps, nailed together. these are a few of the leftovers here off to the right here on the corner. you can see it the triangle from as far as 20 miles away. the pink trapping sample an acre-wide and we have a picture of what it looks like from downhill. this is on the side of twin peaks overlooking san
francisco. more than 120 volunteers worked to put this display together. it's one of several events for san francisco's pride weekend. the organizer explained that 16 years ago he and a friend wanted to add color to the pride festivities and thought twin peaks would make a nice canvas. they chose to display the pink triangle because that was the symbol the nazis used to identify gays in the concentration camp. >> we want people to understand where the pink triangle began so that's how we started off the weekend, as more on the somber note, and then we get to the festivities. but we want team for know where we were and how far we've come since then. >> on the note, this morning there will be a dedication ceremony here at the pink triangle. mayor ed lee, mark loano will be there with other elected officials here from san francisco. then the official celebration get started at 11:00 at civic center plaza. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2
news. same-sex marriage is now legal in new york state. and new york governor andrew cuomo says his state is setting an example for the rest of nation. >> the other states look to new york for the progressive direction, and what we said today is you look to new york once again. because new york made a powerful statement not just for the people of new york, but the people all across the nation. >> he signed the marriage equality bill into law lasts night. scrimmage, are already speaking out, the archbishop released. a statement saying he is deeply disappointed and troubled by the actions of state leaders. another volunteer search effort for missing nursing student michelle le is and to start. it's been almost a month since the 26-year-old disappeared from hayward. family and friends are holding out hope le is still alive. last weekend more than 450 people showed up to look for her in remote areas of hayward. police have released a
sketch of the man suspected of attacking a female jogger. the 23-year-old woman was jogging on five creek pass last friday afternoon when the man came out of the bushes. police say he had a box cutter and slashed the woman's arm as she blocked her face. the woman told police the man who attacked her was white, about 6 feet 2 and 30 years old. he is bald and has a right tattoo on his right arm. the victim was treated at the hospital and released. police are asking resident to file their own reports when they file victims to their own crimes the city of antioch says it does not have enough officers so they want residents to get help online. the system allows people to submit their own reports freeing up officers to handle more violent crimes. >> they definitely can't be everywhere, and the more information you can give them, the better they can do their job. >> i think it's a disconnection from the community. i think it sends a bad image. >> the police department says the program will cost the city more than $22,000 during the
first year of operation but after that is expected to save the city $80,000 per year. the police chief says the only exceptions is people with no internet access and in those cases a officer will be sent out. dozens of by area murals are now being inspected after inappropriate images were found hidden on side artwork at a school. they were created by 46-year- old anthony norris. earlier this month, norris was arrested for child pornography now is expected of facing offensive images in his murals. yesterday police say he may have targeted other bay area cities with the inappropriate art. >> the other three sites we know of norris worked on were the old mill elementary school in mill valley, global family school in oakland, and the vista school in san are tell. >> once the incompetentages are found, they are removed and sent to the fbi. now he is out on bail.
his lawyer said she hadn't heard of the latest allegations. u.s. airways is facing a possible lawsuit after being accused of racial profiling. this video shows the man talking with the captain on the flight after being candidate to pull. his sagging pants. he told the captain he already pulled up his pants. he was thinnest costed off the plane and arrested. newspaper to the naacp is filing a lawsuit, claiming u.s. airways didn't use the same standards with the male passenger who boarded a flight wearing a bikini and boots. >> it says blatant disparages and treatment of black people against whites. that's call for what it is. it reflected the unfortunate dog past of america. >> civil rights leaders say u.s. airways needs to offer sensitivity training to its employees. the airline is now responded to the lawsuit but it has said in the past it has no formal dress code. san jose state fraternity members are getting community help after their frat house
looked destroyed by a fire. last into the about 20 members of the fraternity were treated to discount shopping at an old navy store. the generosity comes after fraternity members lost everything they owned in a fire early tuesday morning. now other fraternities and community members are stepping in to help. >> the generosity of the community is good for us and appreciated. can't explaining how happy everybody is. >> a facebook donation page has brought in more than $2,000, and gift bags with personal necessities and school supplies are put father and delivered to frat members. right now fraternity members are living in university housing but they are planning to rebuild their house. new safety measures for a intersection where a two-year- old girl was killed in rohnert park. two crosswalks were painted with stripes and arrows. this is where the girl and her daughter were the and i a car on december 1. the toddler died
and her mother was seriously injured. 18-year-old caitlin dunaway hit them because she was texting while driving. she is in charged with misdemeanor manslaughter. a san francisco group is putting on pressure to ed lee to run for mayor. they'll open a campaign offices for lee today in a former chinese restaurant on mission street. he's been interim mayor since january. now lee has insisted repeatedly that he is not going to run for mayor, but his supporters are hoping to convince him to change his mind. good morning to you! a live look at what is happening outside our doors. at&t park somewhere in the distance. we've got fog out there over san francisco. the low clouds and fog hugging the coast. take a looks at storm-tracker here. you can see it the ride on the west side, down to the peninsula, all the way into monterey this morning. also the east bay waking up with some fog, oakland, hayward, even patches of gray
sky over livermore at this time. our wind generally light. west southwesterly san francisco 8 and oakland 10. concord reporting a southerly breeze, right about 13 miles per hour. and our temperatures waking up very similar to how we woke up yesterday morning. so if you're out early yesterday, you know what to expect outside your door at this hour. 57 in oakland. as well as hayward. 53 san francisco. mid-50s in napa. 59 degrees in fairfield and nice rebound in santa rosa, 54 degrees. we are looking at low clouds and the fog to burn off for most of us. along the coastline it could be tricky. by 9:00 or so, pulling out of the east bay burning off there but look at this. we have gone to through about noontime or so all the way from point rayes to stinson beach, golden gate bridge and the northwest corner peninsula we could see on the embarcadero, a little fog lingering and it will hang off the coast today which means some of us on the
coastline, half moon bay may not see a complete clearing for the afternoon. we have a trough overhead today, and we've got little zonal flow. we've got onshore flow with us so the sea breeze in the afternoon, does pick up could be a little cooler at times and will drive our temperatures down from 3 to 5 degrees over what we felt for your friday. so for the highs today, widespread 60s and 70s on the coastline. most of us especially the inland areas not even looking at hitting 80 degrees. who will hit 80? 80 degrees expected antioch today, 79 in concord, 78 for santa rosa. 66 hayward and then on the coast, cool, upper 50s for pacifica, 72 as you head into areas around wedwood city. mid-70s in san jose. 80 expected for gilroy. the extended forecast here, going to feel like spring. take a look at this. our temperatures are warm tomorrow, even warmer on monday. but then we start to see the temperatures fall off once again and by wednesday, our inland valley locations, 75
expected to be the average, even the borderline chance of a few sprinkles. if you're going to take advantage of the pleasant weather today we have a day planner coming up. major construction on the gold on gate bridge this weekend. let's go live. there she is, it's foggy this morning! there is construction going on now near doyle drive, the southbound connector from the bridge to park shut down. and it's going to remain closed until 11 in the morning. detours are in police but drivers going that way should expect some delays. three people are hurt in an accident at a gun show. now there could be criminal charges after a gun discharged not once but twice. it's been two years to the day since michael jackson's death. the unique way some fans are remembering the king of pop.
good morning to you! a live look at the fog outside our doors, mostly sunny skies expected for the afternoon. and a moderate breeze. a delta plain with a faulty tire landed safely in atlanta. it landed yesterday afternoon. the federal aviation administration says the plane's tire blew as it took off in denver. officials say the crew decided
to continue on with the flight. the tires on the plane were changed after it landed and no injuries were reported. three people were hurt in a gun show after a gun accidentally fired twice. it happened yesterday afternoon at a michigan gun and knife show. about 20 miles northeast of detroit. police say the semi-automatic handgun firesides charged while a customer was handling it. >> i saw the customer, obviously it scared him. i saw him. he put it down and stepped become. >> less than a minute later it fired again, when the owner was inspecting it. a 10-year-old girl and two women were scraped by bullet fragments. the owner of the a gun is weekend and from future events and an investigation is underway. planned parent hooped of indiana will again offer services to medicaid patients. last month the state cut medicaid funding for general health services from planned parenthoods because the organization offers abortions. the judge ruled against the state saying that's not a legal
reason for cutting funding. health services for medicaid patients are expected do resume today. we're hearing the casey anthony murder trial will not resume until monday. while the judge looks into a legal issue. this comes after more dramatic testimony from casey's family. on thursday her mother shocked the courtroom by admitting she was the one who searched the internet for terms such as chloroform and neck breaking. yesterday she was back on the stand adding more weight to the defense's case. her testimony supported the defense's claim that two-year- old caylee accidentally drowned. >> did she become better at climbing the ladder of the pool? >> oh, absolutely. even at that point she could climb into the pool. >> the defense also called lee anthony, her brother, back to the stand. he testified the family often kept secrets and he didn't even know casey was pregnant until she was set to give birth. legal experts say the jury might not see casey' mother and brother as credible witnesses.
they say family members can be seen as trying to protect casey. a trustee trying to seek $men until from chase bang. the card said he regularly used chase and has evidence the bank knew about the fraud in additionoff was charged with. so far the bank is refusing comment 64 today is the second anniversary of michael jackson's death. and the jacket made fame is by the king of pop in his thriller music video is up for auction today. it was part of an auction that will feature hundreds of collectibles and is expected to fetch up up to $400,000. michael jackson's fans have also fond a new way to mark the second anniversary of his death. instead of gathering outside the gates of never land, they're planning to fly over
the compound. a helicopter company is now offering tours over jackson's former mansion in santa barbara county. the pilot says fans tune in to old michael jackson songs and enjoy the ride. more than 100 fans have already paid $175 for that half-hour flight. santa clara county passed a law this week to change where unwanted electron us can end up. it often costs less to recycle electronic appliances overseas. a new law bans that program. this law goes in effect january 1. some people in san francisco are experimenting with a new way to go green called byoc, bring your own container customers bring their own containers when they order food and get discounts in return. it's good for consumers and the environment. this morning trash is going to be going on display. now this was collected from the ocean, it's all been made into artwork that will go on display in just over an hour.
this is all going to be at the marine mammal center in sauls leado and the exhibit is called washed ashore. plastics, sea life and art. it's meant to highlighted the effects of ocean trash on marine life. in sports, interleague play continues with the indians on a rare trip to san francisco. you can catch this afternoon's game here on ktvu. last night the giants came back from three runs down, thank to a horrible defensive inning by the tribe. ground ball to first, santana can't handle it and chris stewart scores. that was his second error of the inning. huff pops out into foul territory. but he tags up after the catch. he scores the go-ahead run. giants make it hold up and win 4-3. in philadelphia, all-time hits king pete rose watching the phillies host the oakland a's. some defensive help. ryan betweenee with the diving catch in the third to rob
rollins of extra bases. the a's had a runner on second in the 5th, but ryan howard knocks down the ball and gets it to first for the out. still scoreless in the 9th, and ben francisco scores to win the game for philadelphia. the cal baseball team is become in the bay after getting eliminated at the college world series in omaha. and the players have a message for the people keeping them safe at home for another season. >> three, two, one -- thank you! >> they give that shoutout to the donors who stepped up to the plate with $10 million to keep them safe from budget cuts. earlier cal almost eliminated that program. >> when you're faced with adversity, got to grow up and mature and -- you know, fight
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little dog claimed the title of the world's ugliest dog. her name is yoda, and she weighs 1.8 pounds. the owner said she thought yoda was a rat when she first saw her. it won her owner $1,000 and a lot of notoriety. an east coast apartment manager frustrated with messesee dogs is taking matters no in her own hands. she manages the timber wood commons in new hampshire. she says too many residents don't scoop up what their dogs leaf behind so she's now requiring saliva settles from each dog. that allows the lab she hired to cross reference the saliva on file with any mess she finds. >> i don't want it to get any worst, and it's just not acceptable the way it is. >> tenants caught will be given a warning before being evicted. travelers are expected to hit the road this weekend for the holiday. 39million people should travel 50 miles or more for the holiday, down 2 1/2% from last
year. triple-a attributes the decline to high gases prices. a gallon of gas is about 60 cents more expensive this year than last year. in morning the national average sits at $3.58. in san francisco it's of course higher at 3.94! san jose, $3.85. in oakland, the average price for a gallon of gas is 3.83. summer is here and pg&e has tips about hot weather weather hazards. the utility is warning people to keep cool during the warmer months, offering cooling centers and advise towed drink plenty of water and limit outdoor activities during the hottest part of day. fog is outside, and not going to warm up as much as in the past, right? >> going to feel like late may welcome he have a filing look a spring-like weather through the extend the period starting with today. temperatures will be schooler than what we saw for your friday. low clouds along parts of the
peninsula and east bay in the 50s at this hour. mostly sunny skies along the coast it will be a cool day even a breezy day. 58 is when we're looking at for your lunchtime. but our inland spot is good. 70 degrees the average. for the afternoon, slightly warmer, temperatures sitting in the upper 50s and near 80 degrees in some cases. but a lot of 70s out there. again, feeling like spring. 78 santa rosa for today, 72 in vallejo. 78 in livermore. 73 in fremont. and 75 expected san jose. a little closer to the coast, widespread 60s for today, san francisco 63. 68 san mateo. again 59 degrees in pacifica. our temperatures running from 5 to 10 degrees cool for this time of year. but if you enjoy it, there you have. it more of the same. tomorrow warmer then monday that trend over to the warmest day, every degrees will be the inland average. 64 along the coast. and we've been talking about it a little this morning, tuesday, wednesday just a borderline
possibility of maybe a few scattered showers so we'll be mostly cloudy, maybe a few sprinkles might need your umbrella. we'll have so see. we'll track that for new our temperatures, way cool for this time of year, 75 degrees for the inland areas. >> one of those bay areas times if you don't like it in the city or too cold, you can head -- >> right. >> and if you don't look it hot, the weather is perfect! >> that's right. >> thank you, rosemary. that's mornings on 2. thank you for joining us. follow us on ktvu.com 24-7. have a great day!